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president of the united states in "cool age." sunday night at 8:00 on c-span q & a. >> new york city mayer -- koch served three terms as city's mayor. he died friday from conjective heart failure at the age of 88. it's twenty minutes. with the 8.4 million nighers who are grieving with you at this moment. ed, on the other hand has got to be loving the attention. i was particularly thrilled that he he picked this place. friend, family, and fellow new yorkers. everyone is here today. and i think there's no doubt that ed is beaming looking down on us assembled here, and i think it's fitting he picked the place a few blocks from a certain east river span. before last year's state of the city speech, if you remember, we reason a video -- ran a video that included a shot of ed standing at the entrance ramp yelling to the cars that approached, welcome to my bridge. welcome to my bridge! needless to say, it brought down the house. but what most people don't know is after the cameras stopped rolling, ed stayed out there in the freezing cold for another twenty minutes "welcome to my bridge! " he love
we have the economic privilege to move to a different city or neighborhood. that is not freedom. that is not freedom. [applause] you will never be -- you will never be free until every single one of us feels safe to express others sexually, intellectually, and spirit and support our homes, places of work. >> i'm beyond hope. i know, i know that our movement can do something extraordinary. we set our intentions behind it. i know, we will not leave any one of us behind. we must not leave any of our families or family members behind. when we win federal marriage equality, we will. we must not leave behind the 31 states that will sit need to overturn the constitutional bans on marriage equality. [applause] we must not be satisfied with some state that's have marriage and others that do not. we must not leave behind those who will choose not to get married. [applause] we must not leave behind those in the 29 states that have no protection for lgbt people. we must not leave behind those just because they adopt live in a big city can't kiss their lover on the street. we must not leave
industrialized city of the northeast. these were european first generations european who had no gun training. they got here and drafted to the army -- [inaudible conversations] people need to know and understand the firearms. that's when the nra was formed. when you get to today, it's interesting because that was urban, rural kind of division. that's the division. a lot of people don't have any familiarity in firearms. if you grew up in downtown anywhere where guns were banned and all of this whether it was gun crime -- is it illogical for you to think that these are bad rather than good? >> for -- [inaudible conversations] >> most of americans it's different. it is cultural. i talk about the cultural war which are id on call. it's also cultural in term of the upbringing and where you come from. i come from wisconsin, and when i was growing up, back in the old days you could take your shotgun -- [inaudible] you could get a card board case for your rifle at the check in counter. we could take our shotguns to school. that didn't happen in new york city. so that's part of the -- different cultu
schools compete for students rather than the other way around, gives every child from the inner city of washington to the streets of los angeles, an equal chance at a greater debt any. -- greater destiny. one of our priorities in the house will be to move heaven and earth to fix our education system for the most vulnerable. when those children graduate from high school we must expand their choices and college has got to be an option. in 1980, the average cost of college was roughly $8,000 a year. today it's over 20,000. and less than 60% of the students who enroll in a four-year program graduate within six years. clearly something is broken. now, according to president obama's former jobs council, by 2020 there will be a million and a half jobs without the college graduates to fill them. while there is persistent unmet demands of four to five hundred thousand job next the healthcare sector alone. recent reports indicate that there are not enough skilled applicants to fill the jobs in the booming natural gas industry. now, suppose college is provided prospective students with reliable
've not heard heard from an economist or read of an economy city said we need to approach this serious economic challenge by reducing spending and generating new revenues. there's no question the articulation of that model is something we have to do. so we do it in the latest times, but also at the same time making investments to grow our economy. we have to reduce spending, so we have to make choices about what we invest in. i'm wondering if you would share thoughts in terms of getting the most bang for buck. what are the kinds of policies while they are engaged in spending, were likely to produce the greatest economic growth in the greatest help to our economy because not all spending is the same. in that regard in particular registry thoughts about infrastructure spending, rebuilding the crumbling infrastructure of our country in the old-fashioned wpa way bush leaves behind an asset that contributes to economic growth and the ability to compete in the global economy can at the same time puts people to work immediately the leaves behind a valuable asset. how does infrastructure relate to econ
of philadelphia, but in realty, if you can't cover the whole city and can't do a lot of things, that one s.w.a.t. team can never be decisive. that's where we found ourselves, that began the significant evolution. that's where we really began to change dramatically. >> right. in sew maul wrau -- somalia task force ranger was there before the big battle i wrote about and during that battle they launched six mission. the pace was intelligence gathering, finding targets and planning, operations, sometimes very quickly once that intelligence came together and launching a raid. describe how, what optempo means and exactly how that applied in iraq? >> that is very interesting, mark got it exactly right. a series of raids in mogadishu all happened a number about raids days apart. you get intel. make a decision. you set yourself criteria to launch. when those criteria come you launch but it is a pretty centralized and pretty deliberate process. when we got in iraq we were originally doing that and we would have this precise thing. what we found we were having effect, but very narrow effect, very sl
that exposing kids from inner-city to country side to suburbs to science and math teachers who have actually graduate the in the field they teach. we can do this. this is the primary arranges number one recommendation. the gathering to our report and very little happened to it. so the idea is very simple. we need to deploy a set of citizenships to attract young men and women to go college to major in computer science or electronic call engineering or physics or chemistry. and at the same time being certifiable adds k through 12 teachers. secondly, i hope i'm not getting too much to the political side. i'm a bloafer we need to adopt voluntary standard across our states in stem field just as we have in math metics and in english. and these standard need to emphasize learning science by doing it. this is going to attract more kid. look at things like the maker movement. it attracts kids from all over. look at dean cayman first project. in every sinner city in the country as well as the wealthy suburbs. it's the way kids today get excited. they get excited by doing. i think if we can sort of foc
to september 11th there were no fewer than four significant attacks against the western interests in the city. i'd like to have you put the chart up there, and leave it up during the course of this hearing, because each member of here has a copy of this, and there's certain things that happened we all know. we know that on may 22nd the red cross was hit with an rpg. they left town. we know that on june 11th, the british ambassador's motorcade was attacked by an rpg. they left town. we know on april 10th, the united nations convoy was hit by an ied, and on june 6th the u.s. consulate was attacked with a bomb. and many, many other things and we didn't leave. while i understand the state department has primary responsibility for the protection of american diplomats rolled the world, also understand that the defense department plays an important supporting role to this effect. i suspect or witnesses to explain today why, given the clear indicators and warnings, thats to the united states interests in ben georgia si, and throughout the north africa, were growing, was the defense department not pla
to me, and there were four restaurants in the capital city. i was going to live for a year in the room at the holiday inn. i had every single item on the menu at the holiday inn luxembourg airport. the highlight of my time at the holiday inn. [inaudible] in addition, there was travel. luxembourg was the only country in europe at the time not a member of iota. there were places they could not serve like havana and mask -- moscow. i started most days by driving in the fog, dave very much like today. through either brussels, paris, or fred for airport and flew on from there. each of these was a two to three hour drive without the autobahn. i would return at midnight and then have a three hour phone call with tom whitehead, who was living in sunny, brentwood, california. then there was the excitement of working with enabling governments, media. for example, the day we or it incorporated -- the day we were incorporated within 20 minutes of filing our corporation documents. that was day one. we worked very hard for two years. we found the first investors and channel users and we built a staf
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